From: Jan Gaspar (jga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-21 10:19:28
Daniel Frey wrote:
> Jan Gaspar wrote:
> >>3. cb_iterator: is the m_end value needed?
> >> It can be computed using 'm_it == m_buff->m_last' in
> >> those few (~2) places it is needed and if eliminated,
> >> iterator will get smaller (by 30%) and simpler.
> > Yes, the m_end member is needed. Suppose the circular_buffer is full. Then
> > m_buff->m_first == m_buff->m_last. If there is no m_end variable how would you
> > recognize that the iterator points to the beginning or end?
> I think that by adding some more logic, it should be possible to
> eliminate the m_end. The flag can be replaces by letting m_it point
> behind m_buff or set it to 0. I think it's worth to test it, although
> it's hard to predict the benchmark results...
It is a good idea! I will try it.
> Regards, Daniel
> Daniel Frey
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